Electrooptics : Phenomena, Materials and Applications

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This comprehensive text provides an understanding of the physical phenomenon behind electrooptics. It describes in detail modern electrooptic materials and operative physical mechanisms, and devotes a full chapter tothe new materials engineering that is contributing to the development of low-dimensional systems. The book also reviews device applications in both bulk and waveguide technologies.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 345 pages
  • 173.5 x 250.2 x 21.8mm | 816.14g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0120445123
  • 9780120445127

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This book introduces the fundamental concepts and phenomena of electrooptics at an undergraduate and graduate level. It establishes the intimate connection with nonlinear optics that provides the natural framework for an advanced description. Carefully selected or designed illustrations aid understanding of the text.
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Table of contents

The Vast World of Electrooptics. Light Propagation in Anisotropic Media. Electrooptics: Concepts, Phenomena and Techniques. Electrooptics and Nonlinear Optics. Inorganic Electrooptic Materials. Organic Electrooptic Materials. Bulk Electrooptic Applications. Electrooptics and Integrated Optics. Semiconductor Quantum Wells and Superlattices. The Photorefractive Effect. Photorefractive Applications. Chapter References. Subject Index.
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